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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Southwark

Do the conveyancing lawyers highlighted through your search app carry out right to buy conveyancing in Southwark?

We work with a variety of conveyancing specialists who can service right to buy conveyancing work You should e-mail us to obtain a conveyancing quote.

Will conveyancers ask for money on account for conveyancing in Southwark?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Southwark your solicitor will ask you to provide them with funds to cover the search fees. Generally this is asked for to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any down payment is payable against the purchase price then this should be required shortly prior to contracts are exchanged. Any further balance that is due should be transferred shortly before completion.

Are all Southwark Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Santander conveyancing panel?

A selection of banks and building societies now make use of CQS as the kick off point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their panels.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Principality. Southwark conveyancing lawyers were chosen. How long does it take for Principality to forward the offer to the property lawyer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Principality done the survey? Have you informed Principality as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Principality conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

My fiancee and I are spending time viewing houses in Southwark and I am now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a conveyancing practitioner in place at this point? I intend to finance via a home loan with Clydesdale.

It would be wise to start your search sooner rather than later. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their contact information on to the estate agent. As you are seeking a mortgage with Clydesdale, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

What does commercial conveyancing in Southwark cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Southwark incorporates a broad range of services, offered by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.

I have just had an offer accepted on an apartment in Southwark and the mortgage adviser that we are dealing with suggested his solicitor. She quoted a thousand pounds including VAT and 3rd party costs. Does this sound like a good deal?

Don't just go on one quote. You should seek like-for-like quotes for your conveyancing in Southwark. Then choose one that you trust and crucially, is on the approved list of the mortgage company that you are sourcing your mortgage from.

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